Karkala; Dec 24: World famous Karkala Gommateshwara Mahamasthabhisheka will be held in the month of January 2014. As devotees from different parts are coming, Jain Purohit Sangha Hiriyangady has appealed for the construction of well equipped tourist residence. Now grant of Rs 50 crore has been released for the construction of tourist residence near Hiriangady Mahavira Sabha Bhavana, said MLA V.Sunil Kumar
Even for the construction of Anekere Basadi compound Rs 10 lac grant has been released and compound of the old reservoir also has to be repaired. In the coming days, efforts are being made for the release of the grants in installments for the renovation of Jain temples, informed legislator V.Sunil Kumar in the press release.